Corsica-Provence

Across the South East quarter lie the vineyards characterized by a warm Mediterranean climate and windy , draining soil of limestone and volcanic rocks that give powerful wines , full bodied and rich. Defined by 3 main Appellations ,..
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Corsica-Provence

Across the South East quarter lie the vineyards characterized by a warm Mediterranean climate and windy , draining soil of limestone and volcanic rocks that give powerful wines , full bodied and rich. Defined by 3 main Appellations , Cotes de Provence, Coteaux Varois and Coteaux d' Aix , production is mainly in rose wines with many cooperatives. Mourvèdre , Grenache Black , Cinsault , Syrah, Clairette , Vermentino , Grenache Blanc , Ugni are the main varieties adapted to extreme conditions.

A new generation of winemakers trying to bring freshness and drinkability in these often heavy wines lacking finesse. In the same climate , Corsica , it differs by the originality of its island varieties like Niellucio the Sciacarello , Bianco Gentile, however mixed regional grape varieties imported from the mainland .

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